Raiders claimed WR Kenbrell Thompkins off waivers from the Patriots.
Patriots waived WR Kenbrell Thompkins.
Kenbrell Thompkins is a healthy scratch for Week 4 against the Chiefs.
Kenbrell Thompkins caught one pass for 16 yards in Week 3.
Patriots declared WR Kenbrell Thompkins, CB Alfonzo Dennard, DE Zach Moore, RB James White, LB Jamie Collins, C Ryan Wendell and DE Michael Buchanan inactive for Week 2 against the Vikings.
Running as the Patriots' "X" receiver, Kenbrell Thompkins caught 5-of-10 targets for 37 yards in the Patriots' Week 1 loss to the Dolphins.
Kenbrell Thompkins started the Patriots' third preseason game Friday night, catching 2-of-3 targets for 35 yards.
Tom Brady praised Kenbrell Thompkins after the second-year wideout caught three passes for 32 yards and a score during the Patriots' second preseason game.
Running as the Patriots' starting "X" receiver, Kenbrell Thompkins secured 3-of-4 targets for 32 yards and a touchdown in Friday night's second preseason game.
ESPN Boston's Mike Reiss considers Kenbrell Thompkins a "near lock" for the final roster.
ESPN Boston believes if the season started today, Kenbrell Thompkins would be a starting receiver for the Patriots.
The Boston Globe observes that second-year WR Kenbrell Thompkins was "sometimes dominant" during OTAs.
The Boston Herald believes Kenbrell Thompkins and Josh Boyce could be competing for the same roster spot.
Kenbrell Thompkins (concussion) is inactive for Sunday's AFC Championship game versus Denver.